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“Dassou Yuugi (Jail Breakers),” 1976 action film, 1 hour and 33 minutes. Directed by Kosaku Yamashita. Starring Sonny Chiba. Kamiki is a professional fixer of jailbreak who lets prisoners escape for big money. He became a criminal at age 12 and has been in and out of prison, serving for a total of 48 years.
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Historical Fiction – “Picture Bride”, A Family Saga

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan Chapter 94 “We have the owners on the run and your meddling priest goes to a haole church,” said Tsutsumi, throwing back a jigger of whiskey. The no alcohol rule had gone by the wayside as the strike dragged on. The Honolulu union headquarters had been cleaned up for....
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“My Destiny,” Sunday at 5 p.m. Lucas Matthew is told by a fortune teller that he will meet his true love at the age of 21. Meanwhile, a young girl named Grace is told the same thing by another fortune teller. Neither Lucas Matthew nor Grace takes the predictions seriously until years later when they....
Group photo of (from left) Bishop Eric Matsumoto (Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii), Bishop Gensho Hara (Jodo Mission of Hawaii), newly installed Bishop Clark Watanabe and Bishop Kenjun Kawawata (Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii)

Lead Story – Journey of the Honomu-based Shingon Bishop

Unlocking the Secrets of Esoteric Buddhism Margaret Shiba Special to The Hawai‘i Herald On Feb. 25, the Rev. Clark Watanabe was installed as the 13th bishop of the statewide Köyasan Shingon Mission of Hawaii in a ceremony at Honomu Henjöji Mission on Hawai‘i island. The unlikely path that led the local boy to this milestone....
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Real Possibilities – Disrupt Aging

REAL POSSIBILITIES BY Barbara Kim Stanton
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NGN3 May Movie Schedule (Part I)

MONDAY, MAY 1 Midnight – The Bull’s Eye for Love 1:30 a.m. – Jail Breakers 3:10 a.m. – The Seven Chefs 5:10 a.m. – Samurai of the Wind 6:50 a.m. – Three Yakuza 8:50 a.m. – Flower, Storm, and Gangster 10:20 a.m. – Dead Angle 1 p.m. – Revenge for His Lover 2:30 p.m. – Golden....
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NGN3 May Movie Schedule (Part II)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 Midnight – The Bull’s Eye for Love 1:30 a.m. – Yakuza Ladies: Blood Ties 3:30 a.m. – Fireball Magistrate 5:10 a.m. – Three Yakuza 7:10 a.m. – Flower, Storm, and Gangster 8:40 a.m. – Jail Breakers 10:20 a.m. – Golden Peacock Castle, Parts 3 & 4 12:20 p.m. – The Valiant Red Peony 5 2:10....
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Ties That Bind – Why Kenjinkai?

Because Homeland Matters, Contends Hawaii Japanese Center Head Arnold T. Hiura Published with Permission Editor’s note: The following is the text of a talk Hawaii Japanese Center executive director Arnold Hiura delivered at the East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjinkai’s shinnen enkai on Feb. 25 at Hilo’s Sangha Hall. We thank Arnold for sharing this text with....
Takao and Misayo Nihei (wearing lei) are greeted at Honolulu Harbor in 1956 by Honolulu Sake Brewing Co., Ltd. president Daizo Sumida (far left), his wife Fusao Sumida; and Susumu Nomura, Honolulu Sake’s director of operations. (Photos courtesy Misayo Nihei)

Sake Monogatari – A 40-Hour Work Week

Takao Nihei’s Pioneering Sake Research Chris Pearce Hawai‘i Herald Columist In the summer of 1956, having overcome an outbreak of bacterial contamination that threatened to bankrupt the Honolulu Sake Brewery, Takao Nihei planned to return to Japan and take up his post at Kyowa Hakko, a leading pharmaceutical company active in amino acid research. He....
Photo of “Ubai Ai, Fuyu (Winter, Grasping Love),” premiers on Friday, May 19, at 7:35 p.m.

NGN – Digital Channel 677/HD 1677 (For updated information, call 538-1966)

“Uso no Senso (War of Lies),” premieres on Monday, May 15, at 7:35 p.m. Koichi’s (Tsuyoshi Kusanagi) father killed his mother and his brother, then he took his own life — or so it appeared. In fact it was all a set-up. Koichi, 9 years old at that time, was the only witness present at....

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